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Mecklenburg County Transportation Fair

Mecklenburg County Transportation Fair  May 21, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Tyvola Senior Center 2225 Tyvola Road • Charlotte.   Join us to learn about the options in your county! Bring residents, take a bus- whatever works for you! Mecklenburg County Transportation Fair Read more >>

Charlotte AHEC 2019 Gerontology Conference: Working Towards Integrated Care

May 22, 2019 - The Laureate Center This day-long conference will offer a variety of presentations designed specifically for healthcare professionals to help them explore best practices in Geriatric care. This conference will focus on integrated care practices and will foster discussion on how you, as a professional working with the geriatric population, can work to improve the care of your... Charlotte AHEC 2019 Gerontology Conference: Working Towards Integrated Care Read more >>

Gerontology Careers Interest Panel - Monday March 18th from 4.30 - 6:00 pm. CHHS 131

Are you thinking of a career working with older adults or exploring further studies in aging/gerontology?  As our population ages, jobs in aging/gerontology fields will also increase. The trend is to accentuate ways to help people stay productive and independent and age in the place of their choice.  Please join us to explore options in this diverse and interdisciplinary field.... Gerontology Careers Interest Panel - Monday March 18th from 4.30 - 6:00 pm. CHHS 131 Read more >>

MECK60+ Needs Assessment Survey

¿Qué pasa con los mayores de 60 años en Charlotte? (I)

El incremento de la población de personas mayores de 60 años en el mundo y en los Estados Unidos está creando muchos retos no solo para las personas de edad avanzada sino también para sus familias y las comunidades en las que viven.  El crecimiento económico y de prosperidad de la ciudad de Charlotte atrae a personas de toda edad y familias de otros lugares.  Igualmente hay muchos mayores que... ¿Qué pasa con los mayores de 60 años en Charlotte? (I) Read more >>

Art Contest Asked Students "How Do You See Aging?"

A photo of a rusted shovel with a broken handle, aged by years of harsh Appalachian weather and hard work, sat on display in UNC Charlotte’s Atkins Library through much of the month of November. The piece is a creation of senior and gerontology minor Seth Flynn, who submitted it as part of a contest hosted by the Gerontology Program, with the support of the Gerontology Club and the J. Murrey... Art Contest Asked Students "How Do You See Aging?" Read more >>